Design & Printing Workshop with Reception
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7:00 – 9:00 pm
Metamorphosis: From Cloth to Clothes
Join the Fashion Doctors, Dr. Timo Rissanen , Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability, Parsons, School of Fashion and Dr. Alexandra Palmer, Senior Curator Textiles & Costume at the ROM, on an extraordinary creative journey.
7:00 – 9:00pm
One of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, explores how Africa’s peoples prepare to deal with a hurricane of change. Binyavanga Wainaina is Kenya's best-known author, a journalist, and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing.
Location: Samuel Hall Currelly Gallery, Level 1
7:00 – 9:00 pm
On February 11th, 1963, as part of their debut album Please Please Me the Beatles recorded There's a Place.
This song laid the foundation for the utopian dream of the sixties. Within their dream, they also laid the seeds of a darker vision which emerged in the counter culture that the Beatles music helped create.
Examine how the Beatles' music created both dreams and nightmares in their pursuit of an artificial paradise, 'Nowhere Land', built on the principles of pleasure and fulfillment.
Société d’histoire de Toronto is pleased to invite you to a conference held by Paul-François Sylvestre for his new book launch.
Screening of Yann-Arthus Bertrand’s film followed by a discussion led by Ludiwine Clouzot, PhD in Water Engineering and founder of the non-profit organization Ecoloodi. Reports shot in Europe, Africa, Asia and America highlight those who engage and innovate to bring water to those who lack it,
On the occasion of the Italian Presidency of the European Union (1.7-31.12.2014), the Istituto Italiano di Cultura is delighted to present:
What does it mean to be a citizen today? Dimensions of Citizenship in the European Union
A talk by professor Patricia Mindus (Uppsala University, Sweden).
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL UP TO JUNE 14
Alliance Française Toronto has been a long time French class provider for Adults and Kids all year long. Our team of experienced and qualified instructors, and our modern and innovative teaching methods ensure that every student receives the finest French instruction at one of 5 campuses in the GTA: Spadina, Mississauga, Markham, North York and Oakville.
A talk by Prof. Sayaka Fujii, Tsukuba University
Introduced by Prof. André Sorensen, University of Toronto
Since 2005, there has been a large-scale revitalization project underway in Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood. Both criticized and celebrated, the revitalization project has faced questions such as: how can we revitalize rather than gentrify the area, how do we relocate residents during construction but not cut them off from their support networks, and how do we increase the neighbourhood’s livability?